UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COURSE PROPOSALS

Form RC:

Revised Course Proposal

FORM RC

(2/00)

Discipline:

Music

 

 

Date:

9/18/00

 

Course Revision #1

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Mus 1042s. Fundamentals of Music. (FA; 4 cr; not offered 2000-2001 2003)

Music treated as a performance language. Topics include music notation, melodic nuance, simple harmony and chord usage, simple aural recognition and singing, basic composition, and basic performance skills using electronic keyboards. Designed so that the general student can deal with primary issues in the study of music.

The rudiments of music including note and rhythmic reading; scales; chords; beginning chord progressions; and practical keyboard work in the music theory lab.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

The new description more accurately describes the course.

Course Revision #2

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Mus 1043s. American Jazz Styles. (FA; 4 cr; offered when feasible)

Development and analysis of the New Orleans dixieland, ragtime, stride, boogie-woogie, Chicago dixieland, swing, bop, cool, funky, progressive, third-stream, free form, and fusion jazz styles. Introductory course to help non-music majors to become familiar with and appreciate this art form.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

This course is offered when feasible.

Course Revision #3

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Mus 1101f. Core Studies I: Music Theory I. ( 4.0 cr)

First course in a series of four. Basic harmonic techniques; initial analysis of scores, and introduction to four-part writing. Must have adequate skills in grand staff reading at the start of the course. Computer software used throughout the series in the music theory lab.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

The new description more accurately describes the course.

Course Revision #4

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Mus 1102s. Core Studies I: Music Theory II. (4.0 cr; QP--1122; SP--1101)

Review of fundamentals; contrapuntal and harmonic techniques; develops effective analytical skills. A concurrent class in keyboard proficiency develops skills associated with music theory.

Harmonic progression and modulation; seventh chords; secondary dominants and sevenths; analysis of scores with attention to two and three part forms.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

The new description more accurately describes the course.

 

 

Course Revision #5

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Mus 1340fs. Orchestra. (ArtP; 1 cr)

Rehearsals and concerts cover orchestral masterworks and lesser known string compositions.

The study and preparation of standard orchestral works for performance at several public concerts and appearances each semester in addition to a concert tour. The study of basic orchestral procedure.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

The new description more accurately describes the course.

Course Revision #6

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Mus 2101f. Core Studies II: Music Theory III. (4.0 cr; QP--1123; SP--1102)

Continuation of Core Studies I, including harmonic, contrapuntal, and 20th-century techniques. Analysis of larger forms; works from all periods. A concurrent class in keyboard/computer proficiency develops skills associated with the study of music theory.

Chromatic harmony of the Classical Period; borrowed chords, Neapolitan and augmented sixths; harmonic and formal analysis of scores including variation, sonata, and rondo forms.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

The new description more accurately describes the course.

Course Revision #7

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Mus 2102s. Core Studies III: Music Theory IV. (4.0 cr; QP-1132, SP-2101)

Continuation of Core Studies I, including harmonic, contrapuntal, and 20th-century techniques. Analysis of larger forms; works from all periods. A concurrent class in keyboard/computer proficiency develops skills associated with the study of music theory.

Extended chromatic harmony of the Romantic and later eras; ninth, eleventh, and thirteenth chords; altered dominants and chromatic mediants; analysis of scores including nonfunctional harmony and twelve-tone techniques.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

The new description more accurately describes the course.

Course Revision #8

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Mus 3200-3219 3220f,s. Advanced Individual Performance Studies. (ArtP; 1 cr per sem for each; repeatable to 8 cr; prereq successful completion of jury examination, #)

II. Rationale (see instructions):

With the instructor consent added it will only allow students into this class who have passed the jury exam.

Course Revision #9

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

Mus 3400s. Opera Workshop. (ArtP; 1 cr; repeatable to 8 cr; prereq #)

Practical introduction to opera performance. Students become familiar with a number of operas and musical comedies and perform selections emphasizing ensemble work.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

The new description more accurately describes the course.

 

 

Course Revision #10

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

Mus 4101s. Form and Analysis. (4 cr; QP–1123; SP–1102; not offered 1999-2000 2002)

Analysis of small and large structural forms in music. Emphasis on student analysis of works of all periods.

Analysis of musical forms including harmonic and melodic structure of the phrase; the binary principle; the ternary principle; sonata allegro; rondo; and later alterations of the forms.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

The new description more accurately describes the course.

Regular Approval Process:

Forms RC must go through the following regular approval process (put check in box and date when approved):

 

Date

Step #

JC

9/18/00

1)

Discipline approves (sends hard copy and electronic copy of proposal to #2)

JN

9/27/00

2)

Division approves (Division Chair sends proposal to #3)

 

 

3)

Curriculum Committee approves (sends proposal to #4)

 

 

4)

Campus Assembly approves. (Course revisions become effective immediately following Campus Assembly approval, unless specifically requested otherwise in the Rationales.)

Provisional Approval Process:

If time does not allow for the regular approval procedures to be completed before the course is to be taught, or if a course will be taught only once, "provisional approval" can be secured for a one-time offering of the course. For provisional approval, curricular change forms must go through the following process (put check in box and date when approved):

 

Date

Step #

 

 

1)

Discipline approves (sends hard copy and electronic copy of proposal to #2)

 

 

2)

Division Chair, approving for one-time offering, sends proposal to #3

 

 

3)

Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, with concurrence of the Division Chairs, approves the course for a one-time offering